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Mayela Rodriguez: Recipient of We Women Photo Grant

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Mayela Rodriguez (MFA ‘19) has been awarded a We Women Photo grant for her proposed project “MI Voz”. The We Women Photo grant is framed as “an opportunity to shape a national conversation about problems, solutions, and how to find common…

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Stephanie Rowden: Radio Campfire at UMMA

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Faculty News

Stamps Associate Professor Stephanie Rowden and Juliet Hinely (MFA ‘14) will host a curated listening event on February 22 at UMMA inspired by the exhibition Cullen Washington, Jr.: The Public Square.Set to backdrop of the exhibit of…

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Leslie Sobel: Two-Person Show in Munster, Indiana

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Work by Leslie Sobel (BFA 1983) is featured in Earthforms: Michalski & Sobel, on view at South Shore Arts - Atrium Gallery in Munster, IN from January 8-March 8, 2020.Jane Michalski and Leslie Sobel are two artists who explore their…

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Takeshi Yamada Exhibits at Wreath Interpretations

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alum Takeshi Yamada (MFA 1987) recently exhibited a colorful sculpture as part of the annual Wreath Interpretations exhibition hosted by the Arsenal Gallery in Manhattan. Yamada has presented his work as part of this exhibition in…

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Peter Guren Retires Beloved Comic Strip After Four Decades

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alum Peter Guren (BSDes 1974), best known as the creator and artist behind the popular Ask Shagg comic strip, decided to retire the strip earlier this month. Although he initially attended Northwestern University, Guren transferred…

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Sara Harwin to Participate in PWLF 2020

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alum Sara Harwin (BFA 1969) will participate in the 2020 Portland Winter Lights Festival (PWLF) with a window installation at the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (OJMCHE) and a lunchtime talk about her work on…

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Marianne Fairbanks and Erica Hess Launch Hello! Loom

January 17, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Marianne Fairbanks (BFA ’97) and Erica Hess recently launched Hello! Loom, a miniature, portable loom.The affordable, pop-out laser cut design offers an accessible entry point for beginners, and a mobile creative outlet and…

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Brynn Higgins-Stirrup: Artist-in-Residence Fellowship at VCU Arts Qatar

January 10, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alumna Brynn Higgins-Stirrup (MFA ’18) is currently working as an artist-in-residence at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts in Qatar. Brynn’s focus as AIR is on studio practice. She also works to mentor students…

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Rebecca Zeiss: Solo Exhibition at Midland Center for the Arts

December 24, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Work by Stamps alumna Rebecca Zeiss (BFA ’79) is featured in her solo exhibition, on view September 28, 2019 — January 5, 2020 at the Midland Center for the Arts. This exhibit features hanging installations from Seeking Solace, an ongoing…

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Stamps Students Research 1963 Pop Art Exhibitions at UMMA

December 24, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps students in the class “History of Art/American Culture 244: Art of the American Century” recently launched a website to document the first two Pop Art exhibitions hosted by the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) in 1963: Six…

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